Rupali Bank still maintain solo lead

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DHAKA, March 5, 2021 (BSS) – Rupali Bank Krira Parishad still maintained their solo lead in the points table with maximum 18 points after the 9th round matches of the “Mujib Barsho” 1st Division Chess League now being held at Chess Federation hall-room.

Manha’s Castle are following the leaders closely with 17 points while Sultana Kamal Smrity Pathagar stand at 3rd position with 14 points.

Besides, Dhaka Chess Club and Esoft Arena Chess Club shared the fifth spot with 9 match points.

In the day’s 9th round matches were held today with Rupali Bank Krira Parishad beat Mir Chess Club, Kustia by 2.5-1.5 game points, Manha’s Castle beat Morning Glory Chess Club, Kushtia by 3-1 game points, Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar beat Kasparov Chess Club by 3.5-0.5 game points, Dhaka Chess Club beat Dhaka Knight’s Chess by 3.5-0.5 games points, Esoft Arena Chess Club beat Basir Memorial Chess Club by 2.5-1.5 game points, Khelghar Daba Sangah of Gopalganj split point with Agrani Bank Daba Dal by 2-2 game points.

Abdul Momin Khelghar Daba Sangah of Gopalganj got walk-over against Farhadur Imam of Agrani Bank Daba Dal.

The 10th or penultimate round matches start tomorrow (Saturday) from 3 pm at same venue.